Tagged: History

Dust and Ashes

Ash Wednesday is upon us, bringing with it the Lenten season. Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals shares an excellent dissertation, Ash Wednesday, by Rev. James Luke Meagher, expounding upon the traditional significance and...

Prince of Darkness, Lady of Light

The Satan Club is appearing at more and more elementary schools throughout the United States courtesy of local Satanic Temples. No, this is not satire, but reality. Christopher Sandford at Chronicles provides the details...

Ponder the Sorrows

“Toleration,” according to the Catholic Encyclopedia “in general signifies patient forbearance in the presence of an evil which one is unable or unwilling to prevent.”  Sean Fitzpatrick’s article from Catholic Exchange, St. John Bosco and the Danger...

Death Shall be No More

John Horvat II makes some sobering observations in his article, The Earthquake That Destroyed More Than the Basilica of St. Benedict from Return to Order.  “Over the last fifty years, the Benedictine order has...

Traditions of the Season

The Catholic Faith is amazingly rich and full, a virtual bottomless treasure chest of spiritual wealth. For converts and “cradle” Catholics alike, there is always something new to learn and explore, something to deepen...

Without Me…

“In order to understand how fundamental it is for the development of the Christian life to strive to acquire and maintain peace of heart, the first thing of which we must be convinced is...

Deo Gratias!

Today is the national holiday of Thanksgiving in the U.S., a day filled with an epic turkey feast and rife with opportunities to voice your gratefulness for God’s goodness. But where does this tradition...

San Juan de la Cruz

The flames of Republican bonfires in Toledo were deprived of touching the precious documents that were saved by an Englishman to whom the Carmelite monks entrusted their care. Joseph Pearce’s piece, The Man Who...

Whence the Queen?

Do you know who inspired the most powerful piece in the most famous game ever? Spain’s Catholic Chess Queen by Meghan Ferrara on Regina will tell you who she is and the fascinating history...